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Game review
Biting satire
by James Nouch 25/4/2012
Product: Zombiewood
Developer: Gameloft
Publisher: Gameloft
Format: Mobile
Genre: Action
Players: 1
File size: 2.1MB
Reviewed on: K800i
Version: Europe
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At times, it almost seems as though Gameloft's latest game is trying to say something.

Set in a Hollywood that's been overrun by festering zombies, the game tasks you with gunning down the walking dead in-between running fetch-quest errands for every vacuous survivor you encounter.

Perhaps some sensitive soul at Gameloft HQ is trying to make a statement here - satirising the stagnation of the USA's entertainment epicentre and a population that couldn't even cast aside its superficiality in the face of a zombie apocalypse.

Or perhaps not

However you choose to interpret Zombiewood's undead uprising, it's certainly a wide-ranging contagion. You step into the action as Seth, and spend the game surrounded by brain-hungry Hollywood phoneys. ...
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A perfectly fun arcade blaster, Zombiewood is too lacking in excitement and variety to wholeheartedly recommend
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 7
Value: 6
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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